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News : Real World Video Game Kart Racing!

This German video is amazing. A joyously analog interpretation and deconstruction of the digital gaming experience. Malte Jehmlich is as primitive and inspiring as the the Vanuatu natives who devoted themselves to cargo worship after World War II! Try to imagine. It's 2010 an ...more

News : Danes Build Holy Grail of Amateur Rockets

A group of Danes, known as the Copenhagen Suborbitals, have constructed the world's largest amateur rocket. This beast stands at 9 meters tall, and unlike the typical wood-based models, the Heat 1X is a real metal rocket. Says Gizmodo, "The Copenhagen Suborbitals operate fro ...more

News : LEGO Semi Trucks Look Like the Real Deal

Don't be fooled. These cleverly photographed LEGO model trucks are just what I said they are... models, not life-sized. Still, they are beautifully designed and constructed. Check out creator Maciej D.'s flickr page for more images. Previously, Ex-Dentists Crafts Insanely Ana ...more

News : Ex-Dentist Crafts Insanely Anal Model Airplanes

Young C. Park, retired dentist of Honolulu, Hawaii, has satisfied a life long interest in model airplanes with his meticulous, incredibly detailed models of the Corsair and P-51 Mustang. Pictured below is Young Park's Corsair. Via the Internet Craftsmanship Museum, "The wing ...more

News : World's Tiniest Electric Train Set

Allegedly the world's smallest model train, Stan's Trains' TY-Scale train is built at the scale of 1:900. Note the tape dispenser and dime (in video) for reference. The obsessively small scale truly demonstrates the hobbyist's technical mastery. Interested in venturing into ...more

News : Build a 2/5 scale Sherman tank

Let me be clear. I don't like this guy. I love him. Genius does not begin to describe this Vietnam Veteran from Perth Australia. Patient. Clear. Revelatory. Step by step. Generous. This is one of my very favorite how-to videos in our solar system. I doubt many will watch all ...more

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